The Week in Swimming 2/16/2018

Olympic swimmer Lia Neal and college swimmer Leah Smith

Olympic swimmer James Magnussen has been watching the Winter Olympics and thinks that he sees a double standard in how we judge winter versus summer Olympians. (Northern Star)

Doctors in the UK chronicled a man whose chronic pain disappeared with cold water swimming. (Discover)

Mermaids Rights Now! A UK 'mermaid' fights to swim with her mermaid tail in a public pool (Bristol Post) while professional mermaids in Brazil are protesting a government safety campaign on the risks of swimming with a mermaid tail. (NPR)

An Israeli court considers whether men and women can swim together in public pools. (Haaretz)

The International Swimming Hall of Fame announced their Class of 2018 inductees. (Swimming World)

3️⃣ days until #BHISM2018 #blackhistorymonth #swimming

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